Alienware 17 R3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.25% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive118% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemAlienware 17 R3  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0CFV5H
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 14:08
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
73.3% Very good
Memory 78.5
1-Core 108
2-Core 199
75% 129 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 519
58% 444 Pts
64-Core 527
35% 527 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 0708) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.6859
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
4.25% Terrible
Lighting 18.1
Reflection 20.8
Parallax 18.9
5% 19.3 fps
MRender 11.3
Gravity 15.4
Splatting 28.3
4% 18.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.25%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 290 291 291 295 294 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 955
Write 302
Mixed 321
SusWrite 291
102% 467 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 34.9
131% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 787
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 124
186% 368 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 118%
Great: 144%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
921GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3P0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 117 115 115 115 116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 117
Write 114
Mixed 29.9
SusWrite 116
68% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT16G4SFD824A.M16FE 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
36.9% Below average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 10.6
35% 12.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.1
35% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 83.4
48% 83.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical 17 R3 Builds (Compare 5,269 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R3

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